Amphibians of Alberta

Great Plains Toad

The Great Plains Toad (Anaxyrus cognatus) is a unique amphibian species found in the prairies of North America. With its distinctive appearance and interesting behaviors, this toad is a fascinating creature worth learning about. Great Plain Toad Appearance The Great Plains Toad is medium-sized, growing up to 3.5 inches (9 cm) in length. Its coloration  Learn more on Great Plains Toad »

Long-toed salamander

Ambystoma macrodactylum Long-toed salamanders are medium sized amphibians, growing up to 8 to 12 cm in size. As their name suggest, the long-toed salamanders have long toes. In Canada, their is 3 subspecies of these Amphibians : the eastern, central and western long toed salamanders. They are usually black or dark colored with a green  Learn more on Long-toed salamander »